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MACY’S IS SLIDING

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Macy's is in trouble not only for unleashing its Thought Police against innocent workers, it is hurting financially. Despite being pounded by Catholics, the mega-department store has continued to stand by its decision to fire an Hispanic Catholic store detective for simply disagreeing with its policy of allowing cross-dressing men to use the women's bathroom; the [...]

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NEW YORK TIMES ERECTS CEMENT CEILING

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Pleas for more diversity and inclusion are a mantra at the New York Times. For example, it demands more inclusion in the Catholic Church's clergy—women must be ordained—and rails against the glass ceiling in the corporate world that keeps women from reaching the top. There is one exception: when it comes to hiring a new publisher [...]

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DAILY NEWS ACTS RESPONSIBLY

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Recently, the New York Post and the Jewish Forward reported on an Orthodox yeshiva in Brooklyn that agreed to pay $2.1 million in a child sexual abuse settlement. The case involved Rabbi Joel Kolko, a senior rabbi, who was charged with molesting two boys at the Jewish day school. This was not the first time that [...]

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SMITHSONIAN REDISCOVERS RELIGION

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The Smithsonian has hired its first religious curator since the 1890s. "Peter Manseau was born for the job," says the Washington Post. "The son of a priest and a nun," the story notes, "Manseau was meant to be a scholar making sense of history." For five years, he will oversee new exhibitions on American religious history, [...]

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OBAMA TWICE INSULTS CATHOLICS

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Late night talk-show hosts are known for their edgy comedic routines, and for the most part, they learn not to cross the line. There are two hosts, however, who make it a habit to cross the line, especially when it comes to Catholics: Samantha Bee and Bill Maher. These are the same two foul-mouthed anti-Catholic bigots [...]

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OBAMA’S EDITED REMARKS ON RELIGION

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Not all of the comments made by President Obama in his interview with Bill Maher on November 4 were aired on Maher's HBO show. Fortunately, the ones that were cut are available on YouTube. Here are some statements made by Obama that were not aired: "I think we should foster a culture in which people's private [...]

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MACY’S STONEWALLS CUSTOMERS

By | November 21st, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

When Macy's fired store detective Javier Chavez for his convictions, not his deeds—he believes men should use the men's room—it displayed an intolerance that is characteristic of totalitarian rulers. Quite simply, thought control is un-American. Our public relations campaign against the corporate giant has triggered an avalanche of complaints against Macy's. The official response by the [...]

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MACY’S SORDID HISTORY: AFRICAN AMERICANS

By | November 21st, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

In December 2013, Halim Sharif, a club promoter from Mount Vernon, N.Y. filed suit against Macy's, saying he was singled out and detained after buying a $2,400 Louis Vuitton bag. The store's alarm went off as he exited, he said, but it also went off as a half-dozen white customers exited, and they were not stopped. [...]

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NEW YORK TIMES WRONG ON CARDINAL DOLAN

By | November 21st, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

A recent editorial in the New York Times, "Victims of Priests' Abuse Face a Choice," must be challenged on several counts. Its principal focus is the new initiative by the Archdiocese of New York, the Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program. This program is designed to deal fairly with claims of clergy sexual abuse. The editorial said [...]

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STOP MACY’S THOUGHT POLICE

By | November 21st, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Below is a copy of the ad that we placed on the op-ed page of the New York Times on October 11.

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